Gillellus chathamensis Dawson, 1977
Cocos stargazer
photo by Robertson, R.

 Family:  Dactyloscopidae (Sand stargazers)
 Max. size:  3.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 5 - 12 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on sandy bottoms. Feeds on small fishes and invertebrates.
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.02.98
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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